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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2337

Ruby 1.6.x up to 1.6.8, 1.8.x up to 1.8.2, and 1.9.0 development up to 2005-09-01 allows attackers to bypass safe level and taint flag protections and execute disallowed code when Ruby processes a program through standard input (stdin).
Publish Date : 2005-10-07 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2005-09-23 2005-09-23
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2005-2337 unix
RHSA-2005:799: ruby security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005799 unix
RHSA-2005:799: ruby security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050799 unix
Ruby 1.6.x up to 1.6.8, 1.8.x up to 1.8.2, and 1.9.0 development up to 2005-09-01 allows attackers to bypass safe level ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10564 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2005-2337

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.8.2 Pre1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 1.8.2 Pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby 12

- References For CVE-2005-2337
XF ruby-eval-security-bypass(22360)
VUPEN ADV-2006-1779
CERT TA06-132A
SECTRACK 1014948
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:005
BID 17951 Apple Mac OS X Security Update 2006-003 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-03-19
GENTOO GLSA-200510-05
BID 14909 Yukihiro Matsumoto Ruby SAFE Level Restriction Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
CERT-VN VU#160012
APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-05-11

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2337

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